Frequently Asked Questions
Q: How much do the classes cost?
A: The classes are free of charge for cancer survivors and
Q: What are the requirements to participate?
A: You must sign a waiver stating
that you are a cancer survivor and that you are physically capable of participating in dance class.
Q: Why dance?
A: Try it and you'll see; but, in the meantime, see our
"Benefits of Dance" page for more information.
Q: What kind of shoes should I wear?
A: Don't wear tennis shoes or any shoes with a rubber sole
(they make it difficult to turn); instead, wear shoes
with leather soles. Be sure that the shoes fit snugly around your feet and that
you're not wearing mules or
shoes that your feet may slide out of.
Q: What kind of clothing should I wear?
A: Wear something comfortable.
Q: Do I need a partner?
A: Yes. Some members will not be as strong as others
and we don't want to rotate partners more than necessary.
Q: Do I need a sense of rhythm?
A: Absolutely not. But you do need a sense of humor!
Q: What kind of dances will I learn?
A: Right now we're studying Rhumba. Other classes may
be added as students indicate a particular interest.
Q: How long will it take me to learn to dance?
A: We'll have you out on the dance floor right away. All
the rest is just fine-tuning.